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Dix, Dorothea (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Smiley, David L. Dorothea Dix by David L. Smiley Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 1996.  Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History   Dorothea [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Dorothea Dix Hospital
by McKown, Harry. Dorothea Dix Hospital by Harry McKown UNC - North Carolina Collection, 2006 "This Month in North Carolina History" series. Reprinted with permission. In the 1830s and 1840s the United [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Fisher, Edward Carrington
by Bullock, J. Marshall. Edward Carrington Fisher, physician and hospital administrator, was a native of Richmond, Va., and one of ten children born to Ann Ambler and George Fisher. His aunt, Mary Willis Ambler, was the wife [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grissom, Eugene
by Yearns, Buck. Eugene Grissom, physician and psychiatrist, was born near Wilton in Granville County, one of seventeen children of Wiley Hawes and Mary Bobbitt Grissom. His grandfather had changed the family name [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hall, James King
by Macnicholas, John. James King Hall, psychiatrist, was born in Iredell County, near Statesville, the son of Dr. Eugenius Alexander and Amanda McCullough Howard Hall. Eugenius Alexander's ancestral line derives from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McBee, Vardry
by Cotten, Alice R. McBee, Vardry by Alice R. Cotten, 1991 19 June 1775–23 Jan. 1864 Vardry McBee, merchant, farmer, and clerk of county court, was born in Spartanburg District, S.C., the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McDougall, William
by Mauskopf, Seymour H. McDougall, William by Seymour H. Mauskopf, 1991 22 June 1871–28 Nov. 1938 William McDougall, psychologist, was born in Lancashire, England, the son of Rebekah Smalley and Isaac Shimwell [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mental Retardation Centers
by Williams, Wiley J. North Carolina has five state-run facilities under the control of the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services for mentally handicapped residents. The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Miller, John Fulenwider
by Hatcher, Susan Tucker. John Fulenwider Miller, physician, was born in Rutherford (now Cleveland) County of Scotch-Irish descent. His father, William John Twitty Miller, was a prominent physician and planter who served in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Murphy, Patrick Livingston
by Milner, Susan. Patrick Livingston Murphy, psychiatrist, served for almost twenty-five years as superintendent of the Western North Carolina Hospital in Morganton. He was the son of a wealthy Sampson County couple, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Conference for Social Service
by Finlator, W. W. The North Carolina Conference for Social Service was formed in 1912, when a body of socially conscious men and women recognized that little attention was being paid to many disadvantaged North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Psychiatric Hospitals
by Anthony, Robert G., Jr., Homrighaus, Ruth E., Montgomery, J. Field, Jr. By the early 2000s the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services operated four psychiatric hospitals for care of the mentally ill, each serving a specific [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rhine, Joseph Banks
by Powell, William S. Joseph Banks Rhine, psychologist, parapsychologist, and university professor, was born in Waterloo, Pa., the son of Samuel Ellis and Elizabeth Ellen Vaughan Rhine. He spent a part of his youth in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
The Death of Zelda Fitzgerald
by McKown, Harry. Late on the night of March 10, 1948, a fire started in a kitchen of the main building of Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. Spreading rapidly through a dumbwaiter shaft, flames reached [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Umstead, John Wesley, Jr.
by Pleasants, Julian M. John Wesley Umstead, Jr., legislator and advocate of education and mental health, was born in Durham County, the son of John Wesley, a Confederate veteran, farmer, and politician, and Lulie Elizabeth [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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